Salem Corporation is planning a bio-methanation plants at Kakayan burial ground on Court Road Colony (Ward 12) with a 10 tonnes per day capacity at a cost of Rs. 1.60 crore, near Kuppai Medu on Erumapalayam Main Road (Ward 44) with a 10 tonnes per day capacity at a cost of Rs. 1.60 crore and five-tonne capacity plant at Shevapet burial ground (Ward 28) at a cost of Rs. 90 lakh. It is estimated that around 15,000 watt of electricity could be generated from the waste in all the three plants.
Extracted from The Hindu, Apr 04,’15